2020

  • How to get a copy of Today's Golfer or Golf World

    Friday, 24 April 2020

    There are plenty of ways to read the best golf magazines without leaving your house.  Today's Golfer – Subscribe to Today's Golfer – Buy the latest issue of Today's Golfer – Download a digital edition from the App Store – Download a digital edition on Google Play Golf World – Subscribe to Golf World magazine – Buy the latest issue of Golf World – Download a digital edition from the App Store – Download a digital edition on...

  • Stick this one in your 2021 diary...

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 23 April 2020

    It's got to be the bargain of next season and well worth taking up a few days early in your 2021 diary. Well, at the moment, we've got to look forward haven't we? Top Cornish links St Enodoc and Trevose Golf & Country Club have launched the Atlantic Pairs competition providing golfers with the opportunity of playing a pair of Top...

  • The Belfry to hand over green fees cash to charities

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 22 April 2020

    The legendary Belfry Hotel & Resort has revealed that it will donate its entire green fee income on its first day of re-opening to several key UK charities. The world-famous, world-class West Midlands venue, which has hosted a record four Ryder Cups, was set to host over 30 charity golf days in 2020.  However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, donations and many...

  • Donate to the NHS and win these wedges!

    Written by TG Writer on Wednesday, 22 April 2020

    American Golf is encouraging golfers to donate to the NHS by entering anyone who donates £5 or more into a draw to win three unique Cleveland Golf wedges, customised by Golf Alchemy.  The JustGiving page had an original target of £1,000 but that was reached within just 12 hours of going live, so American Golf set a new target of £10,000.  One...

  • Staying fit the Bernhard Langer Way

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 20 April 2020

    German legend Bernhard Langer, a two-time Masters champion and winner of 42 European Tour titles, may be 62-years-old...but he’s as fit as the proverbial fiddle. Langer has proved that time and time again since reaching 50 and playing on the lucrative US Champions Tour where he is undoubtedly the dominant force – he’s not only celebrated a record 11 senior major...

  • Top 100 course hits the sustainable heights

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 15 April 2020

    Hertfordshire's historic Top 100 course Berkhamsted GC has been recognised as one of the UK’s most sustainable and environmentally-responsible golf clubs by achieving GEO (Golf Environment Organisation) Certified status. The renowned bunker-free heathland venue – which lives by its mantra ‘golf as nature intended’ – is one of only 39 in England to be successfully evaluated for the way it fosters...

  • Keep your game sharp for when golf returns

    Written by Chris Jones, Editor on Thursday, 9 April 2020

    Golf will come back! I’m writing this from my dining room, after our offices were locked down and more than 1,000 employees told to work from home with 48 hours notice. I played my last round of golf on Sunday 22 March. Like you, I have no idea when I'll play again. I've never experienced anything like this. I hope I...

  • How to improve your golf at home during Coronavirus lockdown

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 7 April 2020

    The best ways to practise and play golf at home Many of us are stuck at home due to the Coronavirus, but that doesn't have to mean you can't get a golf fix at home.  In fact, there are ways to practise golf at home which could mean your game is in better shape than ever by the time golf courses reopen.  We've...

  • Harry Redknapp's golf club pitches in in fight against Coronavirus

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 7 April 2020

    Golfers from Dorset's historic Ferndown Golf Club are helping build a defence against Coronavirus by sourcing face masks for NHS workers. Club member John Hollingdale, an orthopaedic surgeon, knew that most face masks used in the building trade would protect against infection from Covid-19. He contacted past-captain Matt Fleming to ask about his contacts in the sector – and from there everyone...

  • Will your golf club survive the Coronavirus?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 1 April 2020

    Will your golf club survive the Coronavirus?  The Coronavirus pandemic has affected people and businesses across the world, and golf clubs are certainly no exception.  Golf clubs in many countries, the UK included, are currently closed, and no one really knows when they are likely to reopen.  In fact, the question for some is not when they will reopen after the Coronavirus, but...

  • When golf becomes important again

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 30 March 2020

    Coronavirus has taught us that golf isn't important, but we need it more than ever.  First of all I’d like to request a rewrite of my column in January’s edition of Today's Golfer and revise my predictions for what might happen in golf in 2020. In fact things are developing so quickly that even last month’s effort, in which I jokingly...

  • Get three free e-books to improve your golf

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 27 March 2020

    Free golf books to improve your game. Shot Scope make one of the best golf watches and stat-trackers in golf, in the form of the Shot Scope V2. As a result of that, they have a huge amount of golf data and statistics from amater golfers all across the world. They've used that data to create three e-books which will help...

  • Golf and the Coronavirus

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Is it safe to play golf during the Coronavirus?  The professional game has been put on hold indefinitely due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but many golfers have been left wondering whether it's safe to play golf at all during this time of uncertainty.  The answer depends on where you live. An increasing number of countries all around the world - including the UK...

  • 2020 Masters postponed

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    The Masters has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.  The year’s first Major championship was scheduled to take part on April 9-12.  It is the latest victim on the golf calendar of coronavirus – the European Tour has cancelled numerous events, while the PGA Tour cancelled the Players Championship on Thursday and every other event until April.  “Ultimately, the health and well-being...

  • Exclusive Tiger interview + The best gear of 2020 + Me and My Golf fix your game!

    Thursday, 12 March 2020

    See what's inside Issue 398 of Today's Golfer The new issue is on sale March 12.  – Click here to buy the issue (with free postage). – Click here to subscribe (and get 24 Srixon Z-Star balls worth £89.90 completely free!) Here is just a selection of what's in the issue: All the best golf equipment tested in Top Gear We've tested the best drivers, fairway...

  • Immobigolf could stop your golf clubs being stolen

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 28 February 2020

    Are your golf clubs protected from theft?  Want to hear something scary? Golf club theft in the UK is estimated at £10 million per annum. Whether your clubs are stolen from your house, car, or at the golf club, it’s a truly sickening feeling.  We’re therefore very excited by a new initiative called Immobigolf, which aims to tackle golf club theft.  Immobigolf is encouraging...

  • Is this Europe's best value golf destination?

    Written by David Burrows on Wednesday, 26 February 2020

    If you want to combine a golf trip with a culturally enriching city break, then Prague takes some beating. Alongside Ireland’s fair city of Dublin, the Czech capital offers a great nightlife bordering on legendary status – its stag and hen-do party heaven - with a selection of local ales to satisfy even the most demanding beer connoisseur. And if you think...

  • Nine reasons to buy the new issue of Today's Golfer

    Thursday, 13 February 2020

    Here's why you need to get the new issue of Today's Golfer, including the best way to stop swinging "over the top". A word from the editor:  "I once had a session on a swanky ENSO swing analyser in a secret room at Ping’s Arizona HQ. It was the same swing monitor the brand’s tour stars regularly use – it took 10...

  • The UK competitions you need to play in 2020

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 7 February 2020

    Sign up to one, two or all of our favourite multi-day golf events Who says you can’t live the life of a Tour pro? You need a bit of money to do it, but there’s no better way than to tick off your bucket list courses by competing in a multi-day event. The prizes are plentiful and the experiences are even...

  • USGA R&A report: Distance increases 'detrimental' to golf's long-term future

    Tuesday, 4 February 2020

    USGA and R&A Distance Report says 100-year trend of distance increases is a cycle that is 'detrimental to the game’s long-term future': Equipment rules expected to be at forefront of potential solutions explored by governing bodies The message behind the USGA and The R&A's findings of their Distance Insights Report is clear; hitting distances can no longer continue to increase if...

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